the long neck, which, nevertheless, consists of only the normal
seven vertebrae, and by the " horns " which differ from those of all
other jRuminants; they are small bony prominences of the frontal
FIG. 159.—Oiraffe. Gfiraffa camelopardaHa. x^0.
xrnes, which become fused with the skull, and which are covered
nth unmodified skin. They are not shed. Between them is a
ttediaa prominence. This cranial armature is present in the
ornate » well as in t&e male, and is well developed even in the